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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/IV - 2016/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2015/IV 2016/IV 2015/IV - 2016/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 67,4 68,1 0,7
Males 67,8 69,3 1,5
Females 67,0 66,9 -0,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 8,7 8,0 -0,7
Males 9,3 8,4 -0,9
Females 8,1 7,7 -0,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,3 64,2 -0,1
Males 66,2 66,7 0,5
Females 62,4 61,8 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/IV - 2016/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.11.2019].
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